Recreational Marijuana

Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon

Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1, 2015. It is now legal for adults age 21 and older to possess and use recreational marijuana. Adults...
Washington Legislature Passes Recreational Marijuana Reform Bill

Washington Legislature Passes Recreational Marijuana Reform Bill

Washington legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, but on Saturday the state Legislature passed a measure that makes several changes to the state’s recreational marijuana law. House Bill 2136 passed...
Marijuana Policy Project Ranks Rand Paul as Most Cannabis Friendly Candidate

Marijuana Policy Project Ranks Rand Paul as Most Cannabis Friendly Candidate

The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) has ranked the over 20 potential candidates for President by how friendly they are to the cannabis community. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky received...
Study Finds Marijuana Edible Potency Labels Are Often Wrong

Study Finds Marijuana Edible Potency Labels Are Often Wrong

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reports that when studying the THC content of marijuana edibles most of the baked goods were...
Unpaid Marijuana Infractions in MI Town May Lead to Change in Decriminalization

Unpaid Marijuana Infractions in MI Town May Lead to Change in Decriminalization

Grand Rapids, Michigan voters voted to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession in 2012. The law allowed those caught possessing small amounts of marijuana to pay a civil infraction rather than...
13.6% of CO Adults Use Marijuana

13.6% of CO Adults Use Marijuana

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released its first survey on adult marijuana use since the passage of Amendment 64. The 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey...
Portland, Oregon to Hold Event to Celebrate Legal Marijuana

Portland, Oregon to Hold Event to Celebrate Legal Marijuana

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1, and Portland-area tokers are taking the opportunity to celebrate their new found freedom to smoke marijuana over the...
Delaware Decriminalized Marijuana

Delaware Decriminalized Marijuana

On Thursday night, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed a bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana. Markell signed the bill into law the same night the Senate passed...
Colorado Supreme Court Rules Employees Can Be Fired for Marijuana Use

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Employees Can Be Fired for Marijuana Use

Despite the fact that recreational and medical marijuana have been legalized in Colorado, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that failing to past a random marijuana drug test could...
Budget Bill Bans DC Marijuana Sales for 2 Years

Budget Bill Bans DC Marijuana Sales for 2 Years

On Thursday House Republicans advanced a budget plan that would ban the sale of recreational marijuana in Washington DC until at least 2017. The bill features language that prohibits...